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Continuing coverage now the alleged terror plot against the United States capitol and the -- pentagon.
FBI investigators say the suspect wanted to cause a psychological.
Impact by killing American women and children.
Which -- was also looking -- to gunning down politicians in the capitol building.
Officials say undercover agents prevented an attack but some critics are arguing such as sting operation really and it's sort of tantamount.
Was essentially suspects are manipulated.
-- taking plots further than they might have been able to do so on their own but officials say this case is different because the suspect -- the attack himself.
It was not simply joining a fictional plot that they created let's take to the legal panel grilled the attorney -- -- and prosecutor and as a unit Leslie.
Well how's it different Anna -- We're saying it's different because He brought it to them He initiated a lot of times these cases you have the government agents going offering the opportunities analysts and -- you wanna be a part of this is that we're thinking which.
Technically also is not entrapment but here they're saying look kinda worry about it's -- it's going to consider.
Because this guy came up with -- -- initially He actually looked for the others.
Which they got promise that they were government agents -- an -- Qaeda members He brought it to them that they worked with him since 2010.
To come up with these plots.
Randi if it is an issue right.
-- what the government says don't worry about it off he's He thought of it on his own so let's just turn the house lights out and call it day.
First of all he's entitled to a defense no matter who He is no matter what he's accused of doing.
So you've got the issue what's He enticed into doing this with no predisposition just -- they say He does it -- see the evidence.
Does -- understand -- what He did was actually wrong is He going to be able to assist his lawyer.
And in some bizarre sense that He believed He was actually defending other people that man's entitled to a defense He should get it and He will get.
-- -- this matter of sanity I guess -- what prosecutors are trying to say Tennessee is.
This guy really wanted to do -- He had specific ideas and specific play ends with a without them right.
Now you really wanna do it they gave him the opportunity to back off and stop that they said you know you're going to kill women you are going to kill children if you carry out these tax -- -- successful He says.
You know what I can't stop I'm going forward.
He city used in the name of a lot and He had no intention of stopping He was plotting and planning was going to go through it this they hadn't stopped.
He said He was blessed that He was able to get the materials necessary to carry out what He thought was going to be this -- yet it doesn't it would sounds crazy people because -- so horrific doesn't make it crazy under the line seems like He knew He was doing He got a storage facility.
He got the implement He was gonna do this -- these little mini airplanes.
And He really put everything together -- -- a guy who graduated from Northwestern University He has a degree in physics mean He had all the tools in the minds -- necessary to carry it out.
You that that is not as if the feds were were surfing around.
Randy around some mosque somewhere like hey anybody wanna go blow people up it'll be great.
That this guy came to -- -- -- that according to the document while.
Again according to documents so we really can't just put my people in that -- and it wouldn't be all all -- -- Malone right.
Well this something else to be said here which is can you conspire.
With agents of the government if there are no other bad guys that He was doing this with since nothing actually happy and so you don't have the sense -- -- crime.
And you have the agreement and any act in furtherance which is called -- conspiracy.
If he's only doing this with agents well.
That's going to be a tough one in -- -- charging him with a conspiracy.
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